• 15,99 €

Publisher Description

The straight facts on treating diabetes successfully and living a full and active life
Want to know how to manage your diabetes? This friendly book offers you reassuring guidance in putting together a state-of-the-art treatment program. Discover all the advances in monitoring glucose, the latest medications, and how to develop a diet and exercise plan to stay healthy. Full of interesting anecdotes and helpful advice, this is your ultimate diabetes reference.

Get the latest information — read about the newest recommendations from the Canadian Diabetes Association and the up-and-coming advances in medicines and monitors

Handle low and high blood-glucose emergencies — learn how to identify the symptoms that require urgent attention and how to treat the problem

Manage diabetes and pregnancy — know what to do during pregnancy to help ensure a healthy baby

Get to know your health care team — find the health care providers you need, from your family physician to your diabetes nurse educator to your dietitian, and more

Manage your diabetes through exercise and nutritional know-how — achieve and maintain good diabetes health with suggested exercises and healthy eating tips

Control your blood glucose through medication — find out everything you need to know, from treatment tips to potential side-effects

"Finally there is a book that I can recommend to people with diabetes."
Dr. Anne Kenshole, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Open the book and find:

The symptoms and causes of your diabetes

How to monitor and record your blood glucose levels

Tips for taking and caring for insulin

Guidance on getting the vitamins and minerals you need from your diet

How to incorporate exercise into your diabetes treatment plan

What you need to know about alternative medicines

Ways to get the best possible health care

Useful Web sites to help keep you informed

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